AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell
Command Reference

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Synopsis

Calls the Amazon Lightsail CreateInstancesFromSnapshot API operation.

Syntax

New-LSInstancesFromSnapshot
-InstanceName <String[]>
-AddOn <AddOnRequest[]>
-AttachedDiskMapping <Hashtable>
-AvailabilityZone <String>
-BundleId <String>
-InstanceSnapshotName <String>
-KeyPairName <String>
-RestoreDate <String>
-SourceInstanceName <String>
-Tag <Tag[]>
-UseLatestRestorableAutoSnapshot <Boolean>
-UserData <String>
-Select <String>
-PassThru <SwitchParameter>
-Force <SwitchParameter>

Description

Creates one or more new instances from a manual or automatic snapshot of an instance. The create instances from snapshot operation supports tag-based access control via request tags and resource tags applied to the resource identified by instance snapshot name. For more information, see the Lightsail Dev Guide.

Parameters

An array of objects representing the add-ons to enable for the new instance.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesAddOns
-AttachedDiskMapping <Hashtable>
An object containing information about one or more disk mappings.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-AvailabilityZone <String>
The Availability Zone where you want to create your instances. Use the following formatting: us-east-2a (case sensitive). You can get a list of Availability Zones by using the get regions operation. Be sure to add the include Availability Zones parameter to your request.
Required?True
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-BundleId <String>
The bundle of specification information for your virtual private server (or instance), including the pricing plan (e.g., micro_1_0).
Required?True
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
This parameter overrides confirmation prompts to force the cmdlet to continue its operation. This parameter should always be used with caution.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-InstanceName <String[]>
The names for your new instances.
Required?True
Position?1
Accept pipeline input?True (ByValue, ByPropertyName)
AliasesInstanceNames
-InstanceSnapshotName <String>
The name of the instance snapshot on which you are basing your new instances. Use the get instance snapshots operation to return information about your existing snapshots.Constraint:
  • This parameter cannot be defined together with the source instance name parameter. The instance snapshot name and source instance name parameters are mutually exclusive.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-KeyPairName <String>
The name for your key pair.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-PassThru <SwitchParameter>
Changes the cmdlet behavior to return the value passed to the InstanceName parameter. The -PassThru parameter is deprecated, use -Select '^InstanceName' instead. This parameter will be removed in a future version.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-RestoreDate <String>
The date of the automatic snapshot to use for the new instance. Use the get auto snapshots operation to identify the dates of the available automatic snapshots.Constraints:
  • Must be specified in YYYY-MM-DD format.
  • This parameter cannot be defined together with the use latest restorable auto snapshot parameter. The restore date and use latest restorable auto snapshot parameters are mutually exclusive.
  • Define this parameter only when creating a new instance from an automatic snapshot. For more information, see the Lightsail Dev Guide.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-Select <String>
Use the -Select parameter to control the cmdlet output. The default value is 'Operations'. Specifying -Select '*' will result in the cmdlet returning the whole service response (Amazon.Lightsail.Model.CreateInstancesFromSnapshotResponse). Specifying the name of a property of type Amazon.Lightsail.Model.CreateInstancesFromSnapshotResponse will result in that property being returned. Specifying -Select '^ParameterName' will result in the cmdlet returning the selected cmdlet parameter value.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-SourceInstanceName <String>
The name of the source instance from which the source automatic snapshot was created.Constraints:
  • This parameter cannot be defined together with the instance snapshot name parameter. The source instance name and instance snapshot name parameters are mutually exclusive.
  • Define this parameter only when creating a new instance from an automatic snapshot. For more information, see the Lightsail Dev Guide.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-Tag <Tag[]>
The tag keys and optional values to add to the resource during create.Use the TagResource action to tag a resource after it's created.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesTags
-UseLatestRestorableAutoSnapshot <Boolean>
A Boolean value to indicate whether to use the latest available automatic snapshot.Constraints:
  • This parameter cannot be defined together with the restore date parameter. The use latest restorable auto snapshot and restore date parameters are mutually exclusive.
  • Define this parameter only when creating a new instance from an automatic snapshot. For more information, see the Lightsail Dev Guide.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-UserData <String>
You can create a launch script that configures a server with additional user data. For example, apt-get -y update.Depending on the machine image you choose, the command to get software on your instance varies. Amazon Linux and CentOS use yum, Debian and Ubuntu use apt-get, and FreeBSD uses pkg. For a complete list, see the Dev Guide.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)

Common Credential and Region Parameters

-AccessKey <String>
The AWS access key for the user account. This can be a temporary access key if the corresponding session token is supplied to the -SessionToken parameter.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesAK
-Credential <AWSCredentials>
An AWSCredentials object instance containing access and secret key information, and optionally a token for session-based credentials.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByValue, ByPropertyName)
-EndpointUrl <String>
The endpoint to make the call against.Note: This parameter is primarily for internal AWS use and is not required/should not be specified for normal usage. The cmdlets normally determine which endpoint to call based on the region specified to the -Region parameter or set as default in the shell (via Set-DefaultAWSRegion). Only specify this parameter if you must direct the call to a specific custom endpoint.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-NetworkCredential <PSCredential>
Used with SAML-based authentication when ProfileName references a SAML role profile. Contains the network credentials to be supplied during authentication with the configured identity provider's endpoint. This parameter is not required if the user's default network identity can or should be used during authentication.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByValue, ByPropertyName)
-ProfileLocation <String>
Used to specify the name and location of the ini-format credential file (shared with the AWS CLI and other AWS SDKs)If this optional parameter is omitted this cmdlet will search the encrypted credential file used by the AWS SDK for .NET and AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio first. If the profile is not found then the cmdlet will search in the ini-format credential file at the default location: (user's home directory)\.aws\credentials.If this parameter is specified then this cmdlet will only search the ini-format credential file at the location given.As the current folder can vary in a shell or during script execution it is advised that you use specify a fully qualified path instead of a relative path.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesAWSProfilesLocation, ProfilesLocation
-ProfileName <String>
The user-defined name of an AWS credentials or SAML-based role profile containing credential information. The profile is expected to be found in the secure credential file shared with the AWS SDK for .NET and AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio. You can also specify the name of a profile stored in the .ini-format credential file used with the AWS CLI and other AWS SDKs.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesStoredCredentials, AWSProfileName
-Region <Object>
The system name of an AWS region or an AWSRegion instance. This governs the endpoint that will be used when calling service operations. Note that the AWS resources referenced in a call are usually region-specific.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesRegionToCall
-SecretKey <String>
The AWS secret key for the user account. This can be a temporary secret key if the corresponding session token is supplied to the -SessionToken parameter.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesSK, SecretAccessKey
-SessionToken <String>
The session token if the access and secret keys are temporary session-based credentials.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
AliasesST

Outputs

This cmdlet returns a collection of Amazon.Lightsail.Model.Operation objects. The service call response (type Amazon.Lightsail.Model.CreateInstancesFromSnapshotResponse) can also be referenced from properties attached to the cmdlet entry in the $AWSHistory stack.

Supported Version

AWS Tools for PowerShell: 2.x.y.z